Human Resources and General Services General Manager at Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Zeyad Al-Omar, stated that KFH trained 2552 employees using 458 training programs through 17209 seats in 2014. Theses programs covered various banking and technology skills, since KFH believes that human resources are the main drive force that leads to success.
He added that during 2014, over 1500 employees benefitted from e-learning through 158 programs covered important topics and subjects of which Information Security, Operational Risk Management, Time Management, and Business Continuity Management, while traditional learning in auditoriums covered Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Sharia Basics, Credit, Specialized Business Continuity Management, Corporate Governance in addition to training courses tailored to meet newly appointed employees’ needs and training courses for professional certifications.
Moreover, Al-Omar said that the bank spares no efforts in supporting its employees and honing their skills by all means. He underscored the importance of enhancing and developing human resources as they are major factors in determining long-term profitability of the bank noting that investing in human resources is worthwhile since it increases their productivity and innovation in an attempt to highly contribute in maintaining the bank’s robust position and to face challenges amidst the fierce competition the banking market witnesses.